The magazine of the School of Nursing of UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Tribute

Future Nurse Researchers

Professors Mentor Undergraduates in Unique Program

A Perfect Partnership

Internship Program Provides Experience, Employment

Breaking Barriers

Research Dedicated to Cancer Prevention for Korean Americans

More Than a Leap of Faith

Alumna Improves Heart Health at San Antonio Church

Academics

Leading the Charge for Change

Alumna Wren Deavers, D.N.P., APRN, CPNP-PC, used knowledge gained from her D.N.P. courses to improve the treatment of children with asthma in rural Texas.
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A Perfect Partnership

Students, hospitals and patients are benefiting from a new internship between the School of Nursing and the Methodist Healthcare System.
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Transforming Health Care Through Advanced Nursing Science

The School of Nursing offers two doctoral degrees -- the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice -- that are preparing nurse leaders to champion systemic changes in health care.
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Research

Breaking Barriers

Moonju Lee, Ph.D., M.SN., RN, has dedicated her research to understanding why Korean Americans have high incidences of colorectal cancer, but some of the lowest rates of cancer screening.
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SUNRISE: Mentoring Program Unveils New Career Path to Student

By participating in the SUNRISE program, Cristina Cruz was introduced to the world of research and nursing. This unique experience has led her to setting her sights on attaining her Ph.D. in nursing research.
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SUNRISE: Student Conducting Research to Help Mothers, Babies

Acceptance into the nursing school's SUNRISE program is confirming Aisha "Eesh" Silva's decision to further her education by earning a graduate degree after she completes her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She wants to be a pediatric nurse and a nurse researcher in the community.
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Patient Care

Leading the Charge for Change

Alumna Wren Deavers, D.N.P., APRN, CPNP-PC, used knowledge gained from her D.N.P. courses to improve the treatment of children with asthma in rural Texas.
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Giving Patients a Voice

Alumna Gretchel Gealogo, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN, gathered data from dementia patients with the goal of improving the quality of care by health care providers and the patients' ability to contribute to their health care decisions.
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New Clinic Manager Oversees School’s Clinical Enterprises

Charles Hoag, B.S.N., RN, has joined the School of Nursing as the clinic manager for the school’s clinical enterprises. He oversees the Employee Health & Wellness Center, the Student Health & Wellness Center, community partnerships and campus wellness activities.
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Alumni

The Road Less Travelled

Alumna Victoria Flores, M.S.N., RN, is finding her niche in a non-traditional nursing role. She has brought her nursing skills and knowledge to the environmental health and safety department of a biotech company in San Francisco.
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Fulfilling Her Mother’s Prophecy

Barbara Aranda-Naranjo, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, grew up the child of a migrant worker, but her mother knew she was destined to be a nurse. This nurse leader's career has included positions at the local and national levels.
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Surpassing a Childhood Goal

Alumna Patricia A. Patrician, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, always wanted to be a nurse. After 26 years in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, she continues today to fulfill her childhood dream as a university professor.
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